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'''Illinois Institute of Technology''', commonly called '''Illinois Tech''' or '''IIT''', is a private Ph.D.-granting Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education#Doctorate-granting Universities|research university located in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communication studies|communications, industrial technology, information technology, design and law. It traces its history to several 19th century engineering and professional education institutions.
Image nameIIT Seal.svg
Motto''Transforming Lives. Inventing the Future.''
TypePrivate university|Private, Space grant colleges|Space-grant
Established1890
Faculty659{{cite web|title=IIT Viewbook|url=http://www.iitadmission.org/viewbook/PDF/IIT_Viewbook.pdf|accessdate=2009-03-14|year=2008|format=PDF|pages= 64}}
PresidentAlan W. Cramb{{cite web|title=Alan W. Cramb, Provost|url=http://www.iit.edu/provost/}}
ProvostFrances Bronet
Students7,790 {{cite web|url=http://www.iit.edu/about/quick_facts.shtml|title=Quick Facts for Fall 2011|year=2011|publisher=Illinois Institute of Technology|accessdate=1 March 2012}}
Undergrad2,991
Postgrad3,271
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